Full Time Ophthalmic Technician- Hawthorne, NY

EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
DESCRIPTION Ophthalmic Technician: Full Time Position Available:

Our Pediatric Ophthalmology practice is currently looking for a motivated Ophthalmic Technician with customer care and support experience, interested in working with children. A successful applicant will be working with a team of ophthalmic professionals to insure the highest quality of health care to patients of all ages and abilities, focusing mainly in the area of pediatrics.

A successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Providing positive and effective clinical care that supports departmental and operational needs.
  • Demonstrating an enjoyable and empathetic focus to all pediatric patients, parents or guardians throughout their eye care experience.
  • Collecting and organizing medical records, patient information, medical history, materials and supplies as required for encounters.
  • Aiding the ophthalmologist and/or clinician in eye exams to streamline patient flow.
  • Performing specialized duties including; HVF, external photography, fundus photography, slit lamp photography, pachymetry.
  • Scheduling patient encounters of all types, including routine or specialized exams, surgeries and procedures to coordinate within and across patients, providers, departments, and institutions.
  • Assisting the department with ongoing regulatory compliance.
  • Responding to requests for routine information or assistance within scope of knowledge and authority.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS To qualify, you must have:

  • A high school level of educational development and one to two years of previous experience such as customer service, administrative, or experience in a health care setting.
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills to deal effectively with clinicians, administrative staff, and families/young patients.
  • The ability to provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.
  • A keen organizational skill set appropriate to supporting a medical office, balancing assigned tasks and competing responsibilities in the normal course of a clinical ophthalmologic setting.
  • Computer and research skills for tasks of word processing and data coordination of many types
  • The ability to work with diverse internal and external constituencies.
  • JCAHPO certification is an asset; however equal weight will be placed on ophthalmic experience. *Additional training will be provided to those hired.
LOCATION Gen Peds – Saw Mill